Nursing Assistant Requirements

Please review the following requirements before applying:

  • Must be 18 years of age of older
  • Pass a Washington State Background Check
  • Acquire the required Immunizations
  • Possess medical and liability Insurance*

Please Complete the following steps in order to apply for the NAC program:

  1. Apply to Green River College
  2. Demonstrate Eligibility: Provide a copy of College Success or CASAS testing demonstrating eligibility**.
    1. College Success score of 72 or higher
    2. CASAS score of 236 or higher

      ** All students that meet the eligibility requirements will be enrolled into the I-BEST classroom success course. The I-Best course offers students additional support with study skills development and tutoring for course materials. Those wishing to opt-out of the I-Best option may do so by demonstrating college level coursework success with a grade of 2.5 or higher within 5 years of the application date. Students choosing to opt-out must include proof of college level coursework success with the application.

  3. Complete your immunizations
    1. 2-Step TB
    2. Flu Shot - For questions regarding immunizations please visit: Immunization Information
    3. Complete and submit the application to Enrollment Services by the due date posted online.

      Green River College
      Enrollment Services
      C/O: Nursing Assistant Application
      12401 SE 320th ST.
      Auburn, WA. 98092-3622

*You are required to purchase liability Insurance. This can be purchased the first week of class at the Green River Cashier’s Office. It costs approximately $21.00.

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Health Occupations Admissions
Career and Advising Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

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I-Best Students please contact
The Master Achiever Center
Student Affairs & Success Building, 104
253-833-9111, ext. 2641

Open Doors Students please visit
Rutowski Learning Center (RLC), room 127
Call: 253-333-4968
Text: 253-740-5861

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The Green River College Practical Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is fully accredited by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

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